By: Jeanie Fitzgerald Pitts
Sponsored by: Maxxon
Credits: 1.0 AIA LU/HSW
Renovations in the US are at an all-time high. See the solutions helping architects make these existing buildings better for occupants and the environment.
After reading this article, you should be able to:
- Explore the sound isolation considerations for a renovation so that the repurposed space will provide good acoustics.
- Describe a few of the ways that architects have brought daylight deeper into a building during renovations.
- Describe the strategies applied to balance the historical significance of a building, while modernizing it to achieve high levels of energy efficiency, water conservation, and carbon neutrality.
- Consider the latest trends and technologies available to renovate existing building stock into places that are healthy, sound-managing, and energy efficient.
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